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Vidin, Baba Vida Fortress, Bulgaria

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Minka Tsoneva (Mimip… on July 14, 2008

VIDIN – The Medieval Fortresses ”Baba Vida”

Vidin is the westernmost important Bulgarian Danube Port and is situated on one of the southernmost sections of the river. A Ferryboat complex linking Vidin with Calafat on the opposite side of the river, is located 2 km from the town. The complex is to be replaced by the Calafat-Vidin Bridge.

Vidin boasts two well-preserved Medieval Fortresses - Baba Vida and Kaleto, as well as many old Orthodox churches such as St Pantaleimon, St Petka (both 17th century), and St Greatmartyr Demetrius (19th century), a Jewish synagogue (1894), a mosque and a library of Osman Pazvantoğlu, the late 18th century Turkish ruler of northwestern Bulgaria, the cruciform barracks of 1798, and a number of old Renaissance buildings.

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Marco Vanzo on July 15, 2008

Grazie per farmi scoprire tanti aspetti interessanti della Bulgaria !

ciao, Marco

Minka Tsoneva (Mimip… on July 15, 2008

Grazie a te Marco! C'e ne ancora tanto da scoprire, anche per me.. ;-)

Saluti da Mimi

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Godo Nikolov on October 12, 2009

Чудесна перспектива. (От Сливен във Видин, не са ти основателни твърденията, че аз много миткам...)

Minka Tsoneva (Mimip… on October 12, 2009

Аaa, не съм казала, че не обичам да миткам, напротив, даже много.. ;-)))

Поздрави, Мими

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